Bombardier CSeries CS300

Bombardier CSeries CS300
The Bombardier CS300 during flight testing
The Bombardier CS300 during flight testing

Role Narrow-body jet airliner
First flight : 27 February 2015
Status : flight testing
Primary users : n/a
Produced : 2012 - present
Introduced : 14 December 2016 with airBaltic
Number built : 1
Unit cost : US$ 82 million

The Bombardier CSeries CS300 is a narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliner that is currently under development by Bombardier Aerospace, a canadian aircraft manufacturer. When ready the CSeries CS300 can transport 135 people in standard configuration and it will compete with a new generation of airplanes like the Airbus A320 NEO, Boeing 737 MAX, Mitsubishi Regional Jet, Sukhoi Superjet 100 and the Embraer E-Jets family.

Initially dubbed as the Bombardier C130, in the certification documentation the airplane is designated as BD-500 with suffix -1A11. The first flight of the CS300 took place on the 27 February 2015 and its expected to enter service in the second half of 2016 with airBaltic.




Airbus takeover



Operational Service


Orders and Deliveries

Timeline of orders for Bombardier C-Series



Similar aircraft

Airbus A320 NEO
Boeing 737 MAX
Mitsubishi Regional Jet
Sukhoi Superjet 100
Embraer E-Jets

Further reading

Bombardier CSeries CS100
Bombardier Aerospace

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